Stewart Krentzman

Stewart Krentzman

Joined Stern 2014

Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Tisch Hall
40 West Fourth Street, 803
New York, NY 10012


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Stewart Krentzman has executive management experience across the technology, consumer package goods, and healthcare segments.

Stew is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Oki Data Americas, a $425M division of $3B Oki Electric, LTD. Tokyo, Japan, specializing in imaging and biometric technology. He was selected as one of "The Top 100 Most Influential Executives in Technology".

His career began at consumer package goods giant Unilever, where he served in various marketing and sales roles, including Director of Marketing for the Lipton tea brands during the tea wars with Snapple and Tetley and as Director of Marketing for Condiments and Fruit Snacks. He also developed the national sales strategy for Equal, the sugar substitute.

Stew developed an expansion strategy in the healthcare segment at the Jay Monahan Center for Gastrointestinal Health at New York Presbyterian Hospital - Weil Cornell Medical Center. He also helped lead a project that explored implementing a concierge medicine model for the United Arab Emirates.

Stew currently leads several entrepreneurial activities, including:

Survival+ for Schools, Inc., a not-for-profit committed to improving the chance of student and staff survival in the face of school violence. (Spring 2024) which creates innovative tools for K-12 educators to help identify and support lonely children.

The BBQ Cleaner, LLC. is a home-based business opportunity that has grown to 284 locations.

New Taste Dimensions Foods, Inc., a company specializing in gluten bonding, he has consulted on new product ideas for the McDonald's Corporation in the USA, Hong Kong, and Singapore.

Stew and his brand teams have won several industry awards for advertising and consumer promotion.

He has been instructing at New York University since 2004.

Courses Taught

  • Marketing Planning & Strategy
  • Social Media & Mobile Technology

Academic Background

Fairleigh Dickinson University

New School University